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Napoli Fans Arrested Alongside Leicester City Fans

Several arrests were made after the Europa League game between Leicester City and Napoli. Both clubs fans were arrested after the game. Police said eight fans of Napoli so far have been arrested, and one man from Leicester City was also arrested.

The Arrest was made following a street fight about a mile from the King Power Stadium. A 39-year-old man from Italy was also detained on suspicion of racially abusing a taxi driver. Another man from Anstey in Leicestershire was questioned over a separate racially aggravated offence.

Napoli and Leicester City Fans Arrested

Police At King Power Stadium
image captionInvestigations into the disorder are continuing

Leicestershire Police said supporters from Napoli and Leicester City threw objects at each other towards the end of the game, which ended 2-2, but there were no further arrests. The fans from Italy were kept at the stadium for a period after full-time as a precaution.

The force said all those arrested remained in custody, and inquiries are still ongoing. The game ended 2-2 after they were 2-0 down, thanks to Victor Osimhen’s brace to level the scores.

Leicestershire Police said supporters from Napoli and Leicester City threw objects at each other towards the end of the game, which ended 2-2, but there were no further arrests. The fans from Italy were kept at the stadium for a period after full-time as a precaution.

The force said all those arrested remained in custody, and inquiries are still ongoing. The game ended 2-2 after they were 2-0 down, thanks to Victor Osimhen’s brace to level the scores.

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